Air Source Heat Pumps vs. Ground Source Heat Pumps: What’s The Difference?

air source heat pumps versus ground source heat pumps

Are you considering installing a heat pump in your home but not sure which type is right for you? In this article, we will explore the difference between air-source heat pumps and ground-source heat pumps to help you make an informed decision. When it comes to air source heat pumps, they work by extracting heat […]

The Tesla Powerwall: How Do The Alternatives Measure Up?

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In an era where sustainability and energy efficiency are paramount, home energy storage solutions have emerged as game-changers. Among the pioneering products in this domain, the Tesla Powerwall has gained significant attention. But is it the best choice for your needs, or are there viable alternatives? In this article, we’ll explore the Powerwall and compare […]

HIES Consumer Code | Smartly Energy

The HIES Consumer Code HIES functions as a consumer protection company that focuses on the implementation of renewable energy systems and products aimed at enhancing home energy efficiency. Through prioritising consumer well-being, safeguarding their interests, and imparting knowledge, their objective is to bring about a comprehensive shift in consumer protection standards within the realm of […]

Are there Government Grants For Car Charging Points For Businesses?

Are there Government Grants For Car Charging Points For Businesses? If you run a business, charity or public sector organisation in the UK, you may be wondering if there are any government grants available to help you reduce the cost of electric car charging points for your businesses. Government grants can be a fantastic option […]

Can I Install Solar Panels On Listed Buildings?

‘Can I install solar panels on listed buildings?’ is a common question asked by those looking to take the next step toward renewable energy production. Installing solar panels on a listed building can be a great way to reduce your carbon footprint and save on energy bills. However, because listed buildings are often considered historically […]

Understanding Energy Efficiency Standards UK

Energy efficiency standards are an essential element of the UK government’s strategy to transition to a low-carbon economy and meet its climate targets.  From reducing overall carbon emissions to promoting energy efficiency and clean energy consumption, these laws play a critical role in shaping the country’s energy landscape.  Whether you’re a business owner, homeowner, or […]

Net Zero: What Does It Mean And How Can We Achieve It?

You’ve probably heard the term ‘net zero’ before, but do you know what it means?  Simply put, net zero refers to the process of restoring a balance between the number of greenhouse gases produced and the amount removed from the atmosphere — levelling out at ‘zero’.  But how do you reach net zero? And how […]

Glasgow’s Low Emission Zone is Coming in 2023 

Glasgow’s Low Emission Zone has been gradually coming into action since 2018. This month, Glasgow Council announced that the zone will come into full effect by 2023 and released a full list of vehicles that will be exempt from the zone penalties.  In this blog, we’ll discuss the purpose of a Low Emission Zone (LEZ) […]

UK Smart Charge Points: 2022 Changes To Legislation You Need To Know About

The UK will see new legislation to regulate how all new private EV charge points are sold and installed. These changes are being implemented after the recent surge toward private ownership of electric vehicles over the past few years.  The Paris Agreement has affirmed these changes in private ownership at COP 21 in 2015, where […]